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Emir threatens to sack village heads conniving with bandits

Emir threatens to sack village heads conniving with bandits

Emir of Ningi, Alhaji Yunusa Muhammad Danyaya has threatened to sack village heads in his domain, conniving with bandits.

Danyaya who spoke at an emergency meeting, said he’s been troubled following reports of some traditional institutions conniving with criminals in some local government areas.

He said they’ve launched an investigation committee to unravel the culprits, and anyone found conniving with bandits will be sacked.

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Bandits kidnapp three travellers in Ekiti after gun battle with Soldiers

Three travellers have been abducted in Ayedun-Ekiti, in the Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State following a gun duel between gunmen and soldiers in the area.

Those kidnapped were said to have been held at Ayedun-Ekiti, a town located along the same axis, after the soldiers succeeded in botching the kidnapping attempts at Ayebode.

The police spokesman, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Friday, said the gunmen abducted three persons during the confrontation.

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Police Foil Terror Attack In lmo State

The Imo State Polce Command has said that it repelled an attack on Isiala Mbano police station by suspected IPOB/ESN terror gang.

This was disclosed in a release made available to LEADERSHIP, and signed by the Imo Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) Michael Abattam.

According to the statement, on 21/10/2021 at about 1844 hours, armed bandits suspected to be IPOB/ ESN terror group came to Isiala Mbano Police Station in about five vehicles and three motorcycles, threw petrol bombs on the roof of the already damaged building during the EndSARS protest and started shooting indiscriminately.

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Updated: NRC Suspends Abuja-Kaduna Services After Bandits Attack On Train

The Abuja-Kaduna road has been a den of bandits who attack vehicles on the highway, killing and, most times, kidnapping travellers. This has forced many travellers to opt for train services to commute between the nation’s capital and Kaduna, one of the important cities in the North

The NRC in a statement on its website on Thursday said the services were suspended for the safety of passengers and crew members.

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Students and teachers of Federal Government College in Birnin Yauri freed after four months in captivity

Students and teachers of Federal Government College in Birnin Yauri freed after four months in captivity

Bandits have finally freed twenty-eight students and two teachers of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri in Kebbi state.

The victims who were abducted four months ago by gunmen who overpowered security men on guard at the school located in the remote community in Kebbi State, were released on Wednesday October 20, by a notorious bandit identified as Dogo Gide.

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Over 50 bandits neutralized by combined ground and air assault in Kaduna

Over 50 bandits neutralized by combined ground and air assault in Kaduna

Over 50 bandits have been killed during a combined ground and air assault in the Saulawa-Farin Ruwa axis of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday, October 19.

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Kano police arrest suspected fuel suppliers to bandits

Kano police arrest suspected fuel suppliers to bandits

Operatives of Kano State Police Command have arrested two suspected fuel suppliers to bandits in Katsina State.

The suspects are Musbahu Rabi’u and Jamilu Abdullahi, driver of the vehicle, J5 conveying the product.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, October 19, said the suspects were intercepted based on tip off while transporting the product concealed inside empty sack of sugar to the bandits in Jibia area of Katsina State.

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The clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking – Buhari tells bandits after 43 people were killed in Sokoto

The clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking - Buhari tells bandits after 43 people were killed in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to report of 43 people being killed at Goronyo town, in Goronyo LGA of Sokoto state by bandits.



The attack was carried out in a market in the area between Sunday October 17 and Monday October 18.

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10 Bandits killed as Security Operatives attack camp in Kaduna

The troops according to a statement signed on Monday by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan encountered the heavily armed bandits in Kwanan Bataru, in the outskirts of Fatika and engaged them in a gun battle.

Ten bandits have been killed after a gun battle with a joint team of security forces in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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Update: Death toll in Goronyo Market attack rises to 43

The death toll in the attack on Goronyo market that took place on Sunday by bandits has risen to forty-three.

Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal had on Monday put the figure at about 30 when the Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Farouk Yahaya, paid him a courtesy visit.

However, he issued the latest figures after meeting with major Stakeholders from the affected community.

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